SMMT Vehicle Data

Manufacturing Data

Manufacturing Data – Cars, Commercial Vehicles and Engines

  • Over 1.51m cars were built in the UK in 2018.
  • Car exports were down in 2018, with 1.23m shipped worldwide – 81.5% of total production.
  • Over half of these exports were to the European Union, 52.6%
  • British engine manufacturing is at record-ever levels, with 2.71m produced, down -0.3% on 2017.

  • December 2018 Overview

  • December 2018 Overview



  • December 2018 Overview


MVRIS New Vehicle Registrations

The Motor Vehicle Registration Information System (MVRIS) is a database of new vehicle registration details in the UK for cars and commercial vehicles (less than 6 tonne gross vehicle weight).

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Vehicle Data Useful Resources

The SMMT has collected a number of useful resources related to UK vehicle data.

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